CALS in the News
4.2K views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

When to fertilize rose bushes | Arizona Daily Star

When to fertilize rose bushes | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I am taking care of two rose bushes and my fertilizing dates have been a month apart. That has not been a problem but now with fall coming on,
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA scientist contributes to climate change findings
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Washington (DC) Times

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Kansas City Star

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Charlotte (NC) Observer

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to …

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Should You Have a No-Shoes Policy in Your Home? The Great Debate | Yahoo! Parenting

Should You Have a No-Shoes Policy in Your Home? The Great Debate | Yahoo! Parenting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Can tracking dirt into your house make you and your children ill? And is it awkward to ask guests to shed their shoes?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Opinions differ on storm's effect on produce season | Yuma Sun

Tuesday's monumentally wet monsoon storm has pushed Yuma County farmers to move their equipment to land around Wellton and farther east which didn't get much precipitation, but opinions differ on whether this will be a setback affecting the entire growing season. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

A strong El Niño should bring winter rain | Arizona Daily Star

A strong El Niño should bring winter rain | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Similar conditions in 1983, 1997 produced record rain and severe flooding.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Rapid Molecular Diagnostic Device Spots Pathogenic DNA Within Four Minutes University of Arizona Study | BioSpace

Rapid Molecular Diagnostic Device Spots Pathogenic DNA Within Four Minutes A new device created by a collaborative team of UA engineers and scientists
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Central information website for the global seed industry | SeedQuest

Take, for example, a whole human genome, comprised of roughly 3 billion DNA base pairs and 20,000 genes. Scientists began sequencing the first human genome in 2000. It took 13 years and $3 billion. Today, for less than $1,000 and in a matter of hours — not weeks, not months — it can be sequenced and stored as a gigabyte and a half of data that would fit on a compact disc the size of NSYNC's "No Strings Attached," the best-selling album of 2000.



more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Billion-dollar agriculture industry negatively impacted by heavy rain | KYMA (TV-Yuma)

YUMA, Ariz. - Parts of the Yuma Valley saw four to six inches of rain in just a few hours Tuesday night. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Silver sagebrush is a nice soft silvery foliage | Arizona Daily Star

Silver sagebrush is a nice soft silvery foliage | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We found a strange plant in our yard — a “volunteer” — and were wondering what it is because it is crowding out something we planted.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

UA Researcher: Forests Worldwide Vulnerable To Drought | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Forests worldwide are vulnerable to growing risks of drought and heat-induced tree mortality because of a steadily warming Earth — that's according to a study that a University of Arizona natural resources professor contributed to. Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey and Los Alamos National Laboratory along with the UA’s Dave Breshears looked at more than 400 research studies on forest mortality. They wanted to answer the question: Are forests becoming more vulnerable to projected climate c
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Your West Valley News (Sun City AZ)

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | Miami (FL) Herald

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | KPHO (TV-Phoenix)

The conference will allow Gov. Doug Ducey and other state leaders to learn about emerging technologies used in other nations, Ducey spokesman Daniel Scarpinato said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

The GGG Strikes Again! 'How a Drought-Resilient Water Delivery System Rose Out of the Desert: The Case of Tucson Water' | AquaDoc (Blog)

Sharon B. Megdal of the University of Arizona, the GGG or 'Groundwater Governance Guru' (or 'Goddess'), herself, and Alan Forrest, formerly of Tucson Water and now with CH2M, just published this nifty little paper in the Journal of the AWWA: 'How a Drought-Resilient Water Delivery System Rose Out of the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Heavy rains flood just-planted winter vegetables in Yuma, Ariz. area | Western Farm Press

Heavy rains flood just-planted winter vegetables in Yuma, Ariz. area | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mother Nature gave the newly launched winter produce season in the Yuma area quite a kick-off this week with too much of a good thing.

A thunderstorm on Sept. 8 brought to the nation’s winter salad bowl what one observer described as “tremendous winds, unbelievable lightning, and hurricane-strength rains” which over a three-hour period drenched tender young vegetable crops in some areas with up to five inches of water.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Researcher Finds Better Way To Wash Leafy Greens | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Is there a better way to wash organic leafy greens before putting them in our salads or on our plates? Sadhna Ravishankar, a researcher and an associate professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Arizona, has been studying the issue and has found a natural solution.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Grant Sends Student Researcher to Conference | UANews

Grant Sends Student Researcher to Conference | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson native and University of Arizona alumna Danielle DePorter always knew she wanted to attend the UA, but she didn't always know she wanted to do research.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | The Republic (Columbus IN)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to attend international water conference in Israel next month. Updated 9/9/15 3:42 PM.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey To Attend Water Conference In Israel | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.Ducey will travel to Tel Aviv with the state's water resources director and a delegation of business and other leaders.The conference will allow Ducey and other state leaders to learn about emerging technologies used in other nations, Ducey sp
more...
No comment yet.